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How Barack Obama Can End the Economic Sanctions Against Cuba

Salim Lamrani | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Salim Lamrani

With the authorization of conventional tourism to Cuba, the business community would certainly put pressure on members of Congress, whose political careers depend largely on the private funding they receive from companies, to permanently end the economic sanctions against Cuba.

U.S. Tapped Contractors To Do Its Sneaky Work In Cuba

AP | JACK GILLUM and DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the U.S. government's global-aid agency launched secret plans to undermine Cuba's communist government, it didn't turn to the...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Marco Rubio Vows To Unravel Obama's Cuba Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will get no money for his Cuba policy, no ambassador will be confirmed and the embargo will never be lifted, Sen....

New Group Wants Obama To Change Cuba Policy, Now

Reuters | Posted 06.28.2014 | Latino Voices

(Adds reference to new reforms announced in Cuba on Monday, paragraph 11) By David Adams MIAMI, April 28 (Reuters) - A ...

Upgrading Travel to Cuba in the New Year

John McAuliff | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
John McAuliff

It is virtually impossible to stay in privately owned bed and breakfasts, rent cars or use public transportation, options available to everyone else in the world.

Cuban Prisoners: Don't Trade Us For 'Cuban Five' Spies

AP | ANITA SNOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — A leading rights activist says most of Cuba's 200 or more political prisoners would rather serve out long terms on the island than be p...

'Cruel' Cuba Embargo Must Be Lifted: Fidel Castro

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — Fidel Castro said Tuesday the Obama administration's softening of sanctions is "positive although minimal," and criticized it for leavi...

Obama Lifting Cuba Travel Restrictions

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — In a measured break with a half-century of U.S. policy toward communist Cuba, the Obama administration lifted restrictions Monday o...

Cuba Policy: Obama Should Extend Right To Travel To All Americans

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

(Washington, DC, April 13, 2009) - President Barack Obama's executive order ending restrictions on Cuban-Americans' travel and remittances to Cuba is ...

Obama And Cuba: How Will US-Cuban Relations Change (LISTEN)

WorldFocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Jan. 1 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, when the nation's U.S.-backed government was overthrown and Fidel Castro took power. A f...

America's Foes Ready To Give Obama A Chance

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In his inaugural address, President Barack Obama signaled conciliation to America's foes by using the metaphor of an outstretched hand to an unclenche...

Raul Castro Warns World Leaders Against Softening Toward Washington

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Raul Castro has warned that the US "enemy will never stop being aggressive, dominant and treacherous" on the 50th anniversary of Cuba's Comm...

Cuba Sanctions Likely To Ease

Wall Street Journal | EVAN PEREZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MIAMI -- The election of Barack Obama opens the door for the U.S. to relax sanctions against Cuba for the first time in more than a decade. Mr. Oba...

New Jersey Senator Menendez Rallies Miami Republicans for Obama; Florida Pols Avoid Bush

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

"Traditionally Republican Latinos in Florida are moving in Barack's direction," said Menendez. "Earlier today we were at a senior citizen's center, hard core conservatives, yet overwhelmingly there was support for Obama."